Steven Gooden - President
Steven Gooden was elected President of the Wolmer’s Old Boys Association in 2017 having served previously in the posts of 2nd Vice President and Treasurer. A graduate of the Class of 1995 and former Head Boy, Steven is the Chief Executive Officer of NCB Capital Markets Limited, which under his leadership has expanded throughout Caribbean via the establishment of hubs in the Cayman Islands, Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados. His strategic focus is to drive product penetration throughout the NCB Group and to expand the company’s reach across the region.
Steven’s ascension to executive management was at 26 years old when he was appointed General Manager for one of Jamaica’s leading fund management companies. In 2009, he rejoined NCB Capital Markets as Vice President, Investments and Trading where he successfully integrated the investment management functions of the Group’s subsidiaries with combined assets exceeding US$2billion.
Steven is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, has a Master’s Degree in Finance and Economics, a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Accounting, and has received many accolades in the areas of research and portfolio management. He has also participated in executive development courses at Chicago Booth and Wharton Business Schools covering Strategy, Change Leadership and Mergers & Acquisitions.
In addition to his involvement with Wolmers, Steven sits on the Board of Directors of several companies within the NCB Group, the Jamaica Stock Exchange Limited and the Caribbean Mezzanine Fund. Additionally, he is the Chairman of NCB Global Finance (T&T) Ltd, NCB Capital Markets (Barbados) Ltd and Elite Diagnostics Ltd, as well as President of the Jamaica Securities Dealers Association.